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Topic # 109062 11-Sep-2012 18:30 Send private message

So basically all of a sudden my iPhone notifications bar won't pull down anymore. I try to pull it down but it does absolutely nothing and I can't check the notifications

However if I have just gotten a message and it is showing the bar up the top I can swipe that down and the notifications bar will show.

Also if i put the phone in landscape mode I can pull the bar down but I cannot click X then Clear to get rid of any of the notifications when I do this?

I have trawled the internet for agesssss and haven't found anything, got the screen replaced as I thought it might have a faulty LCD and nothing!! Have hard reset as well and and even restored my iPhone to a previous backup but nothing

Please help :)

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  Reply # 684557 11-Sep-2012 18:45 Send private message

Send it to Apple to get it fixed







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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 684562 11-Sep-2012 18:49 Send private message

The phone is about 18 months old and I don't think it will be covered under warranty anymore. That means I'll probably get charged a stupid amount of money for them to fix it :(

Is there anything else I can do or just this?

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  Reply # 684574 11-Sep-2012 19:19 Send private message

Did you pay full price for this iPhone? That would've been over 1k surely. I think that should be covered by the CGA still as it clearly didn't last a reasonable amount of time and is no longer fit for purpose. Try your luck you never know





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  Reply # 684579 11-Sep-2012 19:41 Send private message

Do a local backup and restore the phone. Or wait a couple of days and upgrade it to iOS6 when it is released.



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  Reply # 684582 11-Sep-2012 19:47 Send private message

It was bought outright from an EQC claim but I paid cash for it and was reimbursed the $1100 I think I paid for it. However the screen was cracked and a friend replaced it for me? Does that mean that any warranty or CGA would be void? Also is there a date for iOS 6 to be released?

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  Reply # 684590 11-Sep-2012 20:36 Send private message

rustythomson: It was bought outright from an EQC claim but I paid cash for it and was reimbursed the $1100 I think I paid for it. However the screen was cracked and a friend replaced it for me? Does that mean that any warranty or CGA would be void? Also is there a date for iOS 6 to be released?


Yes unauthorized repairs mean your warranty is void as is any hope of help from apple - are you sure that the problem isn't with the replacement digitizer? I've seen plenty of iPhones buggered by friends 'fixing' them.

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  Reply # 684609 11-Sep-2012 21:10 Send private message

Is it Jailbroken? Any recent apps installed prior to the issue?

As the Notifications work, but not in portrait, I would try resetting the phone, and setup as a new phone. As a test. That would indicate if it was ok that the issue is an app. You can then restore to the working backup and delete the most recent apps.

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  Reply # 684641 11-Sep-2012 22:17 Send private message

Can you try tap the same location (where you drag down your notifications) on the screen when you're halfway scrolled down a page? If it does not register and bring you back to the top of the page, then it is probably the digitizer. If it works, then it may be a software error. Restore to the latest iOS without backups and see if it works then

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